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Demographics Analysis

The people of Columbia Borough, Pennsylvania give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Columbia Borough, Pennsylvania : 2009)

Male:

Under 5 years : 365

5 to 9 years : 254

10 to 14 years : 393

15 to 17 years : 101

18 and 19 years : 100

20 years : 51

21 years : 29

22 to 24 years : 144

25 to 29 years : 386

30 to 34 years : 359

35 to 39 years : 324

40 to 44 years : 329

45 to 49 years : 421

50 to 54 years : 408

55 to 59 years : 332

60 and 61 years : 57

62 to 64 years : 160

65 and 66 years : 95

67 to 69 years : 154

70 to 74 years : 187

75 to 79 years : 82

80 to 84 years : 33

85 years and over : 58

Female:

Under 5 years : 319

5 to 9 years : 543

10 to 14 years : 381

15 to 17 years : 228

18 and 19 years : 24

20 years : 13

21 years : 95

22 to 24 years : 174

25 to 29 years : 374

30 to 34 years : 344

35 to 39 years : 379

40 to 44 years : 350

45 to 49 years : 407

50 to 54 years : 325

55 to 59 years : 242

60 and 61 years : 106

62 to 64 years : 99

65 and 66 years : 163

67 to 69 years : 142

70 to 74 years : 139

75 to 79 years : 148

80 to 84 years : 137

85 years and over : 122



Median Age By Sex
(Columbia Borough, Pennsylvania : 2009)

Male : 38

Female : 37



Total Population
(Columbia Borough, Pennsylvania : 2009)

Total : 10,076



Population By Race
(Columbia Borough, Pennsylvania : 2009)

White alone : 8,917

Black or African American alone : 571

American Indian and Alaska Native alone : 14

Asian alone : 97

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone : 38

Some other race alone : 336

Two or more races:

Two races including Some other race : 26

Two races excluding Some other race, and three or more races : 77



Population By Ancestry
(Columbia Borough, Pennsylvania : 2009)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 5,857

Multiple ancestry : 2,234

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 124

Ancestry not reported : 1,861



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Columbia Borough, Pennsylvania : 2009)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 9,276

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 380

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 54

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 79

Not a U.S. citizen : 287



Place Of Birth By Age
(Columbia Borough, Pennsylvania : 2009)

Total:

Under 5 years : 684

5 to 17 years : 1,900

18 to 24 years : 630

25 to 34 years : 1,463

35 to 44 years : 1,382

45 to 54 years : 1,561

55 to 59 years : 574

60 and 61 years : 163

62 to 64 years : 259

65 to 74 years : 880

75 years and over : 580

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 664

5 to 17 years : 1,530

18 to 24 years : 548

25 to 34 years : 1,224

35 to 44 years : 974

45 to 54 years : 1,220

55 to 59 years : 478

60 and 61 years : 131

62 to 64 years : 185

65 to 74 years : 778

75 years and over : 515

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 20

5 to 17 years : 147

18 to 24 years : 45

25 to 34 years : 120

35 to 44 years : 277

45 to 54 years : 158

55 to 59 years : 63

60 and 61 years : 24

62 to 64 years : 66

65 to 74 years : 66

75 years and over : 43

Native: born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 83

18 to 24 years : 37

25 to 34 years : 72

35 to 44 years : 77

45 to 54 years : 110

55 to 59 years : 20

60 and 61 years : 8

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 15

75 years and over : 12

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 140

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 47

35 to 44 years : 54

45 to 54 years : 73

55 to 59 years : 13

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 8

65 to 74 years : 21

75 years and over : 10



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Columbia Borough, Pennsylvania : 2009)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 3,921

Female : 4,326

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 527

Female : 502

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 245

Female : 189

Foreign born:

Male : 129

Female : 237



Place Of Birth By Race
(Columbia Borough, Pennsylvania : 2009)

Born in state of residence : 7,489

Born in other state in the United States : 916

Native: born outside the United States : 261

Foreign born : 251



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Columbia Borough, Pennsylvania : 2009)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 1,920

Now married, except separated : 2,921

Divorced : 693

Separated : 254

Widowed : 495

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 279

Now married, except separated : 407

Divorced : 123

Separated : 11

Widowed : 89

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 160

Now married, except separated : 136

Divorced : 73

Separated : 17

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 46

Now married, except separated : 141

Divorced : 27

Separated : 17

Widowed : 12



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Columbia Borough, Pennsylvania : 2009)

Speak only English : 8,251

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 474

Speak English less than "very well" : 313

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 65

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

French Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Italian:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Portuguese or Portuguese Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

German:

Speak English "very well" : 35

Speak English less than "very well" : 18

Yiddish:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other West Germanic languages:

Speak English "very well" : 10

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Scandinavian languages:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Greek:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Russian:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Polish:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Serbo-Croatian:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other Slavic languages:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Armenian:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Persian:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Gujarati:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Hindi:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Urdu:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other Indic languages:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other Indo-European languages:

Speak English "very well" : 10

Speak English less than "very well" : 9

Chinese:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 69

Japanese:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Korean:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Mon-Khmer, Cambodian:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Hmong:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Thai:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Laotian:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Vietnamese:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other Asian languages:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Tagalog:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other Pacific Island languages:

Speak English "very well" : 38

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Navajo:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other Native North American languages:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Hungarian:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Arabic:

Speak English "very well" : 58

Speak English less than "very well" : 42

Hebrew:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

African languages:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other and unspecified languages:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 0





Total Population In Columbia Borough, Pennsylvania (In 2010): 10,400
Estimated Population In July 2006: 10,070 (3.28% Change)



Male Population in Columbia Borough, Pennsylvania: 5,023
Female Population in Columbia Borough, Pennsylvania: 5,377



Median Male Resident Age in Columbia Borough, Pennsylvania: 37.4
Median Female Resident Age in Columbia Borough, Pennsylvania: 40.1



Pennsylvania Median Age: 40.1



Median Age By Sex in
Columbia Borough, Pennsylvania


White


Both sexes

41.1

Male

39.5

Female

42.6

Black or African American


Both sexes

31.2

Male

31.8

Female

30.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

25.3

Male

34.0

Female

22.5

Asian


Both sexes

36.7

Male

34.5

Female

37.0

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

62.5

Male

67.0

Female

46.5

Other


Both sexes

23.9

Male

23.3

Female

25.1

Two or More Races


Both sexes

12.7

Male

12.0

Female

14.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

19.5

Male

16.9

Female

21.3

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

42.3

Male

40.7

Female

43.7













Races in Columbia Borough, Pennsylvania


  • White: 87.1%
  • African American: 5.1%
  • American Indian: 0.2%
  • Asian: 0.6%
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Some Other Race: 3.5%
  • Two or More Races: 3.5%





Ancestries in Columbia Borough, Pennsylvania

  • German: 41.0%
  • Irish: 13.0%
  • United States Or American: 11.0%
  • Other Groups: 10.0%
  • English: 5.9%
  • Italian: 4.2%
  • French (except Basque): 2.0%
  • Dutch: 2.0%
  • Welsh: 1.8%
  • Scotch-irish: 1.8%
  • Polish: 1.8%
  • Scottish: 1.2%
  • Swiss: 0.7%
  • Subsaharan African: 0.7%
  • Pennsylvania German: 0.5%
  • Norwegian: 0.4%
  • Swedish: 0.3%
  • French Canadian: 0.2%
  • Portuguese: 0.2%
  • Finnish: 0.1%
  • Canadian: 0.1%
  • Australian: 0.1%
  • Slovak: 0.1%
  • Czech: 0.1%
  • Hungarian: 0.1%
  • Russian: 0.1%
  • Romanian: 0.1%
  • Scandinavian: 0.1%
  • Lithuanian: 0.1%
  • Arab: 0.1%
  • Serbian: 0.1%


Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Columbia Borough, Pennsylvania citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Columbia Borough, Pennsylvania

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 0.8%
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0%
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0.54%
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 6.19%
  • 9th Grade: 5.29%
  • 10th Grade: 7.18%
  • 11th Grade: 6.76%
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 2.56%
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 43.72%
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 4.39%
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 9.26%
  • Associate Degree: 4.07%
  • Bachelor's Degree: 5.29%
  • Master's Degree: 2.6%
  • Professional School Degree: 1.35%
  • Doctorate Degree: 0%

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 0.8%
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0.24%
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0.29%
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 5.58%
  • 9th Grade: 6.24%
  • 10th Grade: 6.83%
  • 11th Grade: 5.02%
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 5.15%
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 48.96%
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 4.06%
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 6.3%
  • Associate Degree: 2.75%
  • Bachelor's Degree: 5.31%
  • Master's Degree: 1.44%
  • Professional School Degree: 1.04%
  • Doctorate Degree: 0%



Largest School Agency's In Columbia Borough, Pennsylvania

  • Columbia Borough Sd


    ( Grades: KG-12, Location: 200 N Fifth St, Columbia, PA 17512, Phone: (717) 684-2283, Students: 1,469 )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Columbia Borough, Pennsylvania

  • Park El Sch


    ( Grades: KG-6, Location: 50 S 6th St, Columbia, PA 17512, Phone: (717) 684-9780, Students: 465 )

  • Taylor El Sch


    ( Grades: KG-6, Location: 45 N 9th St, Columbia, PA 17512, Phone: (717) 684-4010, Students: 292 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Columbia Borough, Pennsylvania

  • Columbia Jshs


    ( Grades: 7-12, Location: 901 Ironville Pike, Columbia, PA 17512, Phone: (717) 684-7500, Students: 712 )

Largest Universities & Colleges In Columbia Borough, Pennsylvania

  • Nawcc School Of Horology


    ( < 2-year, Private not-for-profit, Student Population: 25; Location: 14 Poplar St, Columbia, PA 17512, Web: http://www.nawcc.org/school )

Largest Schools (Private) In Columbia Borough, Pennsylvania

  • Our Lady Of The Angels School


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 215 Union Street, Columbia, PA 17512, Phone: (717) 684-2433, Students: 199 )

  • Little People Day Care


    ( Grades: K-K, Location: 780 Chickies Hill Road, Columbia, PA 17512, Phone: (717) 684-4451, Students: 7 )

Public Libraries (Central) In Columbia Borough, Pennsylvania

  • Columbia Public Library


    ( Location: 24 South Sixth St, Columbia, PA 17512, Book Volume: 25,576, Audio Volume: 634, Video Volume: 634, Operating Income: $84,596.00, Paid Staff: $2.00, Web: http://www.columbia.lib.pa.us )

* Data from 2005






Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Columbia Borough, Pennsylvania affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Columbia Borough, Pennsylvania.

Area Features of Columbia Borough, Pennsylvania


Airport


(1) Hilltop Airport   (2) Mcginness Airport   (3) Wilton Airport  

Building


(1) Columbia 1 Fire Company  

Cemetery


(1) Laurel Hill Cemetery   (2) Mount Bethel Cemetery   (3) Trinity Cemetery  

Church


(1) Cookman Church   (2) First English Church  

Civil


(1) Borough Of Columbia   (2) Township Of West Hempfield  

Locale


(1) Cordelia Station  

Park


(1) Glatfelter Memorial Field  

Populated Place


(1) Chickies   (2) Columbia   (3) Cordelia   (4) Ironville   (5) Kinderhook   (6) Klinesville   (7) Newtown  

Post Office


(1) Newtown Post Office Historical  

Range


(1) Manor Hills  

Ridge


(1) Chickies Ridge  

School


(1) Columbia Junior Senior High School   (2) Park Elementary School   (3) Taylor School  

Stream


(1) Chiques Creek   (2) Donegal Creek   (3) Little Chiques Creek   (4) Shawnee Run   (5) Strickler Run  

Summit


(1) Chickies Rock  

Tower


(1) Wcly-am Columbia   (2) Whex-am Columbia   (3) Wlan-fm Lancaster  



Area Code(s) in Columbia Borough, Pennsylvania

717



Current date/time in Columbia Borough, Pennsylvania is
May 11, 2014 12:39:09 AM



Elevation in Columbia Borough, Pennsylvania is
351.0 ft. (107.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Columbia Borough, Pennsylvania

Lat: 40.033197 N        Long: -76.496802 W



Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Columbia Borough, Pennsylvania need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Pennsylvania

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.22 8.09 5.97 10.80 0.00 7.65
  Total Electric Industry 9.22 8.09 5.97 10.80 0.00 7.65
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.58 8.31 6.29 11.20 0.00 8.00
  Total Electric Industry 9.58 8.31 6.29 11.20 0.00 8.00
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.67 8.47 6.21 11.43 0.00 8.04
  Total Electric Industry 9.67 8.47 6.21 11.43 0.00 8.04
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.55 8.29 6.04 11.56 0.00 7.92
  Total Electric Industry 9.55 8.29 6.04 11.56 0.00 7.92
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.55 8.28 5.93 11.43 0.00 7.87
  Total Electric Industry 9.55 8.28 5.93 11.43 0.00 7.87
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.72 8.33 5.92 11.29 0.00 7.93
  Total Electric Industry 9.72 8.33 5.92 11.29 0.00 7.93
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.73 8.34 5.93 11.29 0.00 7.96
  Total Electric Industry 9.73 8.34 5.93 11.29 0.00 7.96
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.90 8.41 5.89 11.71 0.00 7.99
  Total Electric Industry 9.90 8.41 5.89 11.71 0.00 7.99
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.93 8.26 5.63 12.45 0.00 7.86
  Total Electric Industry 9.93 8.26 5.63 12.45 0.00 7.86
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 4.15 3.89 3.86 13.33 0.00 3.90
  Full-Service Providers 9.19 7.90 5.22 9.63 0.00 7.67
  Total Electric Industry 8.86 6.53 4.71 9.63 0.00 6.71
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 11.69 6.95 6.27 10.96 0.00 7.18
  Full-Service Providers 9.35 8.21 5.31 10.60 0.00 7.82
  Total Electric Industry 9.53 7.71 5.63 10.71 0.00 7.65
2001              
  Delivery-Only Service 7.28 3.30 1.88 12.96 0.00 3.95
  Energy-Only Providers 4.70 4.68 3.78 5.30 0.00 4.43
  Full-Service Providers 9.39 8.80 5.78 11.35 0.00 7.95
  Total Electric Industry 9.68 8.62 5.76 11.46 0.00 8.01
2002              
  Delivery-Only Service 6.23 2.91 1.39 12.01 0.00 3.67
  Energy-Only Providers 5.83 5.50 4.33 4.53 0.00 5.36
  Full-Service Providers 9.57 8.51 5.84 11.33 0.00 7.98
  Total Electric Industry 9.74 8.50 5.83 11.59 0.00 8.06
2003              
  Delivery-Only Service 5.50 2.78 1.18 0.00 2.58 2.95
  Energy-Only Providers 5.97 5.45 4.51 0.00 6.84 5.37
  Full-Service Providers 9.50 8.70 5.81 0.00 7.64 7.99
  Total Electric Industry 9.59 8.62 5.80 0.00 7.78 8.02
2004              
  Delivery-Only Service 6.44 2.69 1.17 0.00 3.18 3.38
  Energy-Only Providers 6.18 5.58 4.65 0.00 5.88 5.58
  Full-Service Providers 9.38 8.56 5.88 0.00 7.26 7.91
  Total Electric Industry 9.58 8.51 5.87 0.00 7.32 8.00
2005              
  Delivery-Only Service 4.82 2.10 0.88 0.00 1.21 1.99
  Energy-Only Providers 7.02 6.41 5.20 0.00 6.05 6.04
  Full-Service Providers 9.81 8.50 6.31 0.00 7.22 8.29
  Total Electric Industry 9.86 8.50 6.29 0.00 7.22 8.27
2006              
  Delivery-Only Service 4.32 1.78 0.55 0.00 1.21 1.54
  Energy-Only Providers 8.27 7.20 5.68 0.00 5.40 6.70
  Full-Service Providers 10.31 8.94 6.67 0.00 7.47 8.70
  Total Electric Industry 10.35 8.94 6.63 0.00 7.45 8.68


Travel Time to Work in Columbia Borough, Pennsylvania

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.

(4.2%)

5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.

(2.7%)

5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.

(7.1%)

6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.

(8.3%)

6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.

(14.7%)

7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.

(12.6%)

7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.

(10.2%)

8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.

(5.3%)

8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.

(2.7%)

9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.

(4.6%)

10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.

(1.6%)

11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.

(1.9%)

12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.

(11.6%)

4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.

(12.3%)



Means Of Transportation
(Columbia Borough, Pennsylvania : 2009)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 3,679

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 493

In 3-person carpool : 35

In 4-person carpool : 14

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 33

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 14

Bicycle : 7

Walked : 272

Other means : 59

Worked at home : 100



Time Leaving Home To Go To Work
(Columbia Borough, Pennsylvania : 2009)

12:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m. : 415

5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m. : 102

5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m. : 326

6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m. : 566

6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m. : 607

7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m. : 583

7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m. : 507

8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m. : 231

8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m. : 218

9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m. : 133

10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m. : 21

11:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m. : 21

12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m. : 401

4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m. : 475



Travel Time To Work
(Columbia Borough, Pennsylvania : 2009)

Less than 5 minutes : 174

5 to 9 minutes : 635

10 to 14 minutes : 508

15 to 19 minutes : 835

20 to 24 minutes : 916

25 to 29 minutes : 367

30 to 34 minutes : 565

35 to 39 minutes : 128

40 to 44 minutes : 38

45 to 59 minutes : 260

60 to 89 minutes : 69

90 or more minutes : 111



Self-Employment Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Columbia Borough, Pennsylvania : 2009)

With self-employment income : 167

No self-employment income : 4,064



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Columbia Borough, Pennsylvania : 2009)

With Social Security income : 1,352

No Social Security income : 2,879



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Columbia Borough, Pennsylvania : 2009)

With retirement income : 723

No retirement income : 3,508



Family Income (Annual)
(Columbia Borough, Pennsylvania : 2009)

Less than $10,000 : 174

$10,000 to $14,999 : 211

$15,000 to $19,999 : 172

$20,000 to $24,999 : 196

$25,000 to $29,999 : 150

$30,000 to $34,999 : 130

$35,000 to $39,999 : 156

$40,000 to $44,999 : 178

$45,000 to $49,999 : 118

$50,000 to $59,999 : 216

$60,000 to $74,999 : 336

$75,000 to $99,999 : 337

$100,000 to $124,999 : 166

$125,000 to $149,999 : 51

$150,000 to $199,999 : 15

$200,000 or more : 0



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Columbia Borough, Pennsylvania : 2009)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : 43,202





AM Radio Stations Near
Columbia Borough, Pennsylvania

  • WKBO (1230 AM; 0.48 kW; Harrisburg, PA; Owner: Clear Channel Broadcasting Licenses, Inc.)
  • WYYC (1250 AM; 1.0 kW; East York, PA; Owner: Steel City Radio, Inc.)
  • WLBR (1270 AM; 5.0 kW; Lebanon, PA; Owner: Lebanon Broadcasting Co.)
  • WLAN (1390 AM; 5.0 kW; Lancaster, PA; Owner: Clear Channel Broadcasting Licenses, Inc.)
  • WTCY (1400 AM; 1.0 kW; Harrisburg, PA; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)
  • WGLD (1440 AM; 0.73 kW; Emigsville, PA; Owner: Susquehanna License Co., Llc)
  • WGLD (1440 AM; 1.0 kW; Red Lion, PA; Owner: Susquehanna License Co., Llc)
  • WTKT (1460 AM; 5.0 kW; Summerdale, PA; Owner: Clear Channel Broadcasting Licenses, Inc.)
  • WLPA (1490 AM; 0.6 kW; Lancaster, PA; Owner: Hall Communications, Inc.)
  • WWSM (1510 AM; 5.0 kW; Quentin, PA; Owner: Patrick H. Sickafus)
  • WVZN (1580 AM; 0.5 kW; Columbia, PA; Owner: Esfuerzo De Union Cristiana)
  • WPDC (1600 AM; 1.0 kW; Elizabethtown, PA; Owner: Jvj Communications, Inc.)
  • WPDC (1600 AM; 0.5 kW; Elizabethtown, PA; Owner: Jvj Communications, Inc.)
  • WHP (580 AM; 5.0 kW; Summerdale, PA; Owner: Clear Channel Broadcasting Licenses, Inc.)
  • WWII (720 AM; 2.0 kW; Camp Hill, PA; Owner: Hensley Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • NEW (850 AM; 2.5 kW; Enola, PA; Owner: Edward A. Schober)
  • NEW (850 AM; 0.75 kW; Summerdale, PA; Owner: Hill & Glover Broadcasting, Llc)
  • WSBA (910 AM; 5.0 kW; Emigsville, PA; Owner: Wsba Lico, Inc.)
  • WSBA (910 AM; 5.0 kW; Emigsville, PA; Owner: Wsba Lico, Inc.)
  • WADV (940 AM; 1.0 kW; Myerstown, PA; Owner: Wadv Radio, Inc)

FM Radio Stations Near
Columbia Borough, Pennsylvania

  • WQIC (100.1 FM; Lebanon, PA; Owner: Lebanon Broadcasting Co.)
  • WROZ (101.3 FM; Hellam, PA; Owner: Hall Communications, Inc.)
  • WARM-FM (103.3 FM; Hellam, PA; Owner: Wsba Lico, Inc.)
  • WNNK-FM (104.1 FM; Summerdale, PA; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)
  • WIOV-FM (105.1 FM; Ephrata, PA; Owner: Citadel Broadcasting Company)
  • WQXA-FM (105.7 FM; East York, PA; Owner: Citadel Broadcasting Company)
  • WMHX (106.7 FM; Elizabethtown, PA; Owner: Citadel Broadcasting Company)
  • WVYC (88.1 FM; York, PA; Owner: York College Of Pennsylvania)
  • WZXM (88.1 FM; Harrisburg, PA; Owner: Four Rivers Community Broadcasting Corporation)
  • NEW (88.3 FM; Robesonia, PA; Owner: Bridgebuilders International Leadership Network)
  • NEW (88.3 FM; Peach Bottom, PA; Owner: Saidnewsfoundation)
  • WWEC (88.3 FM; Elizabethtown, PA; Owner: Elizabethtown College)
  • WXPH (88.7 FM; Hellam, PA; Owner: The Trustees Of The University Of Pennsylvania)
  • WITF-FM (89.5 FM; Harrisburg, PA; Owner: Witf, Inc.)
  • WJTL (90.3 FM; Silver Spring, PA; Owner: Creative Ministries, Inc.)
  • NEW (90.7 FM; Abbottstown, PA; Owner: Four Rivers Community Broadcasting Corporation)
  • NEW (90.7 FM; Abbottstown, PA; Owner: Nc Friends Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • NEW (90.7 FM; New Freedom, PA; Owner: York Sda Church)
  • WMSS (91.1 FM; Highspire, PA; Owner: Middletown Area School District)
  • WMSS (91.1 FM; Middletown, PA; Owner: Middletown Area School District)
  • NEW (91.3 FM; Lebanon, PA; Owner: Pensacola Christian College, Inc.)
  • NEW (91.3 FM; Quentin, PA; Owner: Salt & Light Media Ministries, Inc.)
  • WLCH (91.3 FM; Lancaster, PA; Owner: Spanish American Civic Association For Equality, Inc.)
  • WIXQ (91.7 FM; Millersville, PA; Owner: Millersville University)
  • WJAZ (91.7 FM; Enola, PA; Owner: Temple University Of The Commonwealth System Of Higher Ed)
  • WYTL (91.9 FM; Adamstown, PA; Owner: Four Rivers Community Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WWKL (92.1 FM; Grantville, PA; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)
  • WSJW (92.7 FM; York Haven, PA; Owner: Hall Communications, Inc.)
  • WTPA (93.5 FM; New Cumberland, PA; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)
  • WDAC (94.5 FM; New Providence, PA; Owner: Wdac Radio Company)
  • WRBT (94.9 FM; Summerdale, PA; Owner: Clear Channel Broadcasting Licenses, Inc.)
  • WRBT (94.9 FM; Summerdale, PA; Owner: Clear Channel Broadcasting Licenses, Inc.)
  • WSOX (96.1 FM; Red Lion, PA; Owner: Susquehanna License Co., Llc)
  • WLAN-FM (96.9 FM; Columbia, PA; Owner: Clear Channel Broadcasting Licenses, Inc.)
  • WRVV (97.3 FM; Harrisburg, PA; Owner: Clear Channel Broadcasting Licenses, Inc.)
  • WHKF (99.3 FM; New Cumberland, PA; Owner: Clear Channel Broadcasting Licenses, Inc.)

TV Broadcast Stations Near
Columbia Borough, Pennsylvania

  • WLYH-TV (Channel 15; Mount Gretna, PA; Owner: Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WHP-TV (Channel 21; Harrisburg, PA; Owner: Newport Television Llc)
  • WHTM-TV (Channel 27; Summerdale, PA; Owner: Harrisburg Television, Inc.)
  • WITF-TV (Channel 33; Harrisburg, PA; Owner: Witf, Inc.)
  • WPMT (Channel 43; Hellam, PA; Owner: Tribune Television Company)
  • WGCB-TV (Channel 49; Red Lion, PA; Owner: Red Lion Broadcasting Co., Inc.)
  • WGAL (Channel 8; Hellam, PA; Owner: Wgal Hearst-argyle Television, Inc.)


Occupations in
Columbia Borough, Pennsylvania

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 11.9%
  • Service Occupations: 13.2%
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 12.0%
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0.3%
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 18.7%

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 18.7%
  • Service Occupations: 23.0%
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 35.8%
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0.0%
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 0.0%







Number of Farms In
Columbia Borough, Pennsylvania: 46 Farms



Banks In Columbia Borough, Pennsylvania

Manufacturers And Traders Trust Company - 1 Branches


    Info Date: June 2007
    Bank Assets: $57,006,000.00
    Deposits: $15,705,000.00
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 673

Susquehanna Bank Pa - 1 Branches


    Info Date: June 2007
    Bank Assets: $2,365,010.00
    Deposits: $30,416,000.00
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 57

Union National Community Bank - 1 Branches


    Info Date: June 2007
    Bank Assets: $477,588.00
    Deposits: $26,405,000.00
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 12

Northwest Savings Bank - 1 Branches


    Info Date: June 2007
    Bank Assets: $6,947,610.00
    Deposits: $24,742,000.00
    Industry Specialization: Mortgage Lending
    Total Offices: 167

Province Bank Fsb - 1 Branches


    Info Date: June 2007
    Bank Assets: $83,340.00
    Deposits: $14,520,000.00
    Industry Specialization: Mortgage Lending
    Total Offices: 3

Wachovia Bank, National Association - 1 Branches


    Info Date: June 2007
    Bank Assets: $524,113,000.00
    Deposits: $44,959,000.00
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 3103







Airports Certified For Carrier Use Near
Columbia Borough, Pennsylvania

  • Lancaster, PA: Lancaster Airport


    (about 12.06 miles; Lancaster, Pennsylvania; ID: LNS)

  • Harrisburg, PA: Harrisburg International Olmsted Field


    (about 17.85 miles; Highspire, Pennsylvania; ID: MDT)

  • Harrisburg/York, PA: Harrisburg International Olmsted Field


    (about 20.23 miles; Highspire, Pennsylvania; ID: /MD)

  • Harrisburg, PA: Capital City


    (about 22.63 miles; New Cumberland, Pennsylvania; ID: HAR)

FAA Airports Near
Columbia Borough, Pennsylvania

  • Mc Ginness


    (about 0.76 miles; Columbia, Pennsylvania; ID: 8N7)

  • D.evans Farm


    (about 4.25 miles; Wrightsville, Pennsylvania; ID: PA73)

  • Commonwealth Security Systems


    (about 5.77 miles; Mountville, Pennsylvania; ID: PA12)

  • Manor Knoll Personal Use


    (about 3.95 miles; Mountville, Pennsylvania; ID: 7PA0)

  • Donegal Springs Airpark


    (about 5.78 miles; Maytown, Pennsylvania; ID: N71)

  • Lancaster General Hospital


    (about 10.27 miles; Lancaster, Pennsylvania; ID: 5PS1)

  • Superior Tours


    (about 14.41 miles; Lancaster, Pennsylvania; ID: PA13)

  • Wgal-tv


    (about 8.42 miles; Lancaster, Pennsylvania; ID: 2PS4)

  • Lancaster


    (about 12.25 miles; Lancaster, Pennsylvania; ID: LNS)

  • Lgh-women And Babies Hospital


    (about 8.04 miles; Lancaster, Pennsylvania; ID: 6PN2)

Public-Use Airports Near
Columbia Borough, Pennsylvania

  • Lancaster, PA: Lancaster Airport


    Airport Code: LNS
    Lancaster, Pa 17604

  • Harrisburg, PA: Harrisburg International Olmsted Field


    Airport Code: MDT
    Highspire, Pa 17034

  • Harrisburg/York, PA: Harrisburg International Olmsted Field


    Airport Code: /MD
    Highspire, Pa 17034

  • Harrisburg, PA: Capital City


    Airport Code: HAR
    New Cumberland, Pa 17070



Modes of Transportation in
Columbia Borough, Pennsylvania

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

71.60%

Carpooled

17.09%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

1.36%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.08%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.08%

Bicycle

0.36%

Walked

7.58%

Other Means

0.42%

Worked At Home

1.42%









Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Columbia Borough, Pennsylvania, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.







Household Type
(Columbia Borough, Pennsylvania : 2009)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 1,788

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 286

Female householder, no husband present : 532

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 1,380

Householder not living alone : 245



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Columbia Borough, Pennsylvania : 2009)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 19

Male householder and female partner : 142

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 96

All other households : 3,974



Household Type By Tenure
(Columbia Borough, Pennsylvania : 2009)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,421

Renter-occupied housing units : 367

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 155

Renter-occupied housing units : 131

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 197

Renter-occupied housing units : 335

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 645

Renter-occupied housing units : 980



Household Income (Annual)
(Columbia Borough, Pennsylvania : 2009)

Less than $10,000 : 450

$10,000 to $14,999 : 348

$15,000 to $19,999 : 336

$20,000 to $24,999 : 350

$25,000 to $29,999 : 274

$30,000 to $34,999 : 320

$35,000 to $39,999 : 234

$40,000 to $44,999 : 203

$45,000 to $49,999 : 240

$50,000 to $59,999 : 309

$60,000 to $74,999 : 460

$75,000 to $99,999 : 428

$100,000 to $124,999 : 213

$125,000 to $149,999 : 51

$150,000 to $199,999 : 15

$200,000 or more : 0



Housing Units
(Columbia Borough, Pennsylvania : 2009)

Total : 4,367



Occupancy Status
(Columbia Borough, Pennsylvania : 2009)

Occupied : 4,231

Vacant : 136



Median Number Of Rooms
(Columbia Borough, Pennsylvania : 2009)

Median number of rooms : 6



Year Structure Built
(Columbia Borough, Pennsylvania : 2009)

Built 2005 or later : 14

Built 2000 to 2004 : 69

Built 1990 to 1999 : 208

Built 1980 to 1989 : 406

Built 1970 to 1979 : 338

Built 1960 to 1969 : 185

Built 1950 to 1959 : 415

Built 1940 to 1949 : 354

Built 1939 or earlier : 2,378



House Heating Fuel
(Columbia Borough, Pennsylvania : 2009)

Utility gas : 1,770

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 66

Electricity : 1,228

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 1,093

Coal or coke : 45

Wood : 6

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 23

No fuel used : 0



House Value
(Columbia Borough, Pennsylvania : 2009)

Less than $10,000 : 44

$10,000 to $14,999 : 9

$15,000 to $19,999 : 8

$20,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $29,999 : 0

$30,000 to $34,999 : 8

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $49,999 : 27

$50,000 to $59,999 : 92

$60,000 to $69,999 : 269

$70,000 to $79,999 : 370

$80,000 to $89,999 : 222

$90,000 to $99,999 : 271

$100,000 to $124,999 : 358

$125,000 to $149,999 : 291

$150,000 to $174,999 : 156

$175,000 to $199,999 : 171

$200,000 to $249,999 : 27

$250,000 to $299,999 : 57

$300,000 to $399,999 : 18

$400,000 to $499,999 : 11

$500,000 to $749,999 : 0

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 9



Mortgage Status
(Columbia Borough, Pennsylvania : 2009)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 102

Home equity loan only : 224

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 8

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 1,396

Housing units without a mortgage : 688



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Columbia Borough, Pennsylvania : 2009)

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 : 197,000

Built 1990 to 1999 : 87,800

Built 1980 to 1989 : 119,000

Built 1970 to 1979 : 119,000

Built 1960 to 1969 : 137,500

Built 1950 to 1959 : 138,700

Built 1940 to 1949 : 102,700

Built 1939 or earlier : 83,400









Percentage of Family Households in
Columbia Borough, Pennsylvania: 59.1%

Percentage of Family Households in
Pennsylvania: 65.0%



Population in Group Quarters in Columbia Borough, Pennsylvania

Institutionalized population


  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 76.44%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 23.56%







Building Permits in Columbia Borough, Pennsylvania

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2000        
  Single Family 12 12 $1,174,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

12 12 $1,174,000
2001        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2002        
  Single Family 15 15 $2,090,471
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

15 15 $2,090,471
2003        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2004        
  Single Family 4 4 $780,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

4 4 $780,000
2005        
  Single Family 4 4 $555,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

4 4 $555,000
2006        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0



Median Household Income In 2000 (Columbia Borough, PA): $32,385
Median Household Income In 2000 (Pennsylvania): $40,106



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Columbia Borough): $74,500
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Pennsylvania): $94,800



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Columbia Borough): $473
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Pennsylvania): $531



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Columbia Borough, Pennsylvania

Utility Gas: 36.7%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 1.3%
Electricity: 21.1%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 38.8%
Coal Or Coke: 0.8%
Wood: 0.4%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.4%
No Fuel Used: 0.4%








Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Columbia Borough, Pennsylvania are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Columbia Borough, Pennsylvania

Gentiva Health Services


     Address: 800 New Holland Ave, Lancaster, Pennsylvania 17602
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 7/3/1984

Amedisys Home Health Of Lancaster


     Address: 250 College Avenue, Lancaster, Pennsylvania 17603
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 6/28/1985

Vna Community Care Services


     Address: 1811 Olde Homestead Road, Po Box 10788, Lancaster, Pennsylvania 17605
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 7/1/1966

Extended Family Care-lancaster


     Address: 1860 Charter Lane Suite 208, Lancaster, Pennsylvania 17601
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 8/11/2000

Home Care Of York


     Address: 1412 6th Avenue, York, Pennsylvania 17403
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 8/21/1987

Hospitals Close To Columbia Borough, Pennsylvania

Lancaster Regional Medical Center


     Address: 250 College Avenue, Lancaster, Pennsylvania 17604
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Lancaster General Hospital


     Address: 555 North Duke Street, Lancaster, Pennsylvania 17604
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

York Hospital


     Address: 1001 South George Street, York, Pennsylvania 17405
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Memorial Hospital York


     Address: 325 South Belmont Street, York, Pennsylvania 17403
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Heart Of Lancaster Regional Medical Center


     Address: 1500 Highlands Drive, Lititz, Pennsylvania 17543
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Nursing Homes Close To Columbia Borough, Pennsylvania

Susquehanna Valley Nursing & Rehabilitation Ce


     Address: 745 Chiques Hill Road, Columbia, Pennsylvania 17512
     Ownership: For Profit - Partnership
     Number of Residents: 137
     Percent Occupied: 79%

St Anne's Retirement Community


     Address: 3952 Columbia Avenue, Columbia, Pennsylvania 17512
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 118
     Percent Occupied: 98%

Golden Livingcenter-lancaster


     Address: 425 North Duke Street, Lancaster, Pennsylvania 17602
     Ownership: For Profit - Partnership
     Number of Residents: 116
     Percent Occupied: 94%

Manorcare Health Svcs-lancaste


     Address: 100 Abbeyville Road, Lancaster, Pennsylvania 17603
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 136
     Percent Occupied: 79%

Lancashire Hall


     Address: 2829 Lititz Pike, Lancaster, Pennsylvania 17601
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 215
     Percent Occupied: 90%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Columbia Borough, Pennsylvania

Name: Three Mile Island
Address: PO Box 480; Middletown, PA 17057
Distance: 15 Miles



Social Security Users in Columbia Borough, Pennsylvania

    Retired Workers: 2,270
    Disabled Workers: 555
    Widowers Workers: 330
    Spouses Workers: 115
    Children Workers: 280





Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Presidential Election (2004)

  • Kerry & Edwards 33.59%
  • Bush & Cheney 65.80%
  • Other 0.61%





Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Columbia Borough, Pennsylvania citizens.

Relocation to Lancaster County, PA

3.88 % of Lancaster County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $44,376

Pennsylvania Average 4.99 %

0.08 % residents relocated from other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $16,255

Pennsylvania Average 0.12 %

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Lancaster County, PA (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Chester County , PA 0.40 % ($45,518 AGI )
  • York County , PA 0.28 % ($40,261 AGI )
  • Berks County , PA 0.23 % ($43,649 AGI )

Relocation away from Lancaster County, PA

3.61 % of Lancaster County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $40,892

Pennsylvania Average 5.08 %

0.06 % residents relocated to other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $25,886

Pennsylvania Average 0.06 %

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Lancaster County, PA (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • York County , PA 0.28 % ($39,474 AGI )
  • Dauphin County , PA 0.24 % ($36,810 AGI )
  • Chester County , PA 0.23 % ($44,340 AGI )



Income Tax Rates in Pennsylvania (2008)

Low Bracket: $0 (3.07%)
High Bracket: Unlimited (3.07%)



Sales Tax Rates in Pennsylvania (2008)

6.00%



Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Columbia Borough, Pennsylvania is based on over 50 years of data.





















Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Columbia Borough, Pennsylvania directly or research local government web sites.

Number of Sex Offenders In Pennsylvania

9,000 Sex Offenders (approximate)



Crime in Columbia Borough, Pennsylvania

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Murder 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
    per 100,000 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 0 0 10
Rape 2 3 1 4 0 2 4 8 1 3
    per 100,000 19 29 10 39 0 20 40 80 10 30
Robbery 12 18 12 15 15 8 5 4 10 10
    per 100,000 116 174 117 147 147 79 50 40 100 99
Assault 15 26 43 44 20 22 15 15 11 8
    per 100,000 145 251 419 430 197 218 149 150 110 79
Burglary 43 50 73 65 64 65 45 59 56 54
    per 100,000 417 483 712 635 629 644 448 589 560 534
Larceny Theft 149 161 233 244 218 176 174 176 180 155
    per 100,000 1,444 1,555 2,271 2,384 2,142 1,742 1,734 1,756 1,800 1,532
Vehicle Theft 18 29 44 25 19 23 17 14 11 8
    per 100,000 174 280 429 244 187 228 169 140 110 79
Arson 1 0 2 1 2 1 1 0 0 1
    per 100,000 10 0 19 10 20 10 10 0 0 10
City Melt Violent Crime Index
    (U.S. Average = 39.7)
7.3 11.8 14.0 15.8 8.8 8.3 6.0 6.8 5.5 5.5
City Melt Property Crime Index
    (U.S. Average = 276.8)
52.8 60.0 88.0 83.8 75.8 66.3 59.3 62.3 61.8 54.5
City Melt Crime Index
    (U.S. Average = 158.2)
30.0 35.9 51.0 49.8 42.3 37.3 32.6 34.5 33.6 30.0






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